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Order   I.    In&ectivora. Hedgehog, moles, shrews, &c.      II.    Chwroptertt.    Bats.     [II.    Rodwtia.    Rabbits, mice, squirrels, &c.
,,     IV.    Edentata.
Sloths, pangolins, armadillos, &c.
V.    Cetacea.    Whales, porpoises, dolphins.
,.    VI.    Camivora.    Cats, dogs, bears, seals, &c.
,,   VII.    Unjufatfi.   Sheep, cattle, goats, &c.
 VIII.    Sirrnia.    Manatee, dugong.
    IX.    PKIMATE8.
Sab-order I.    Lemttroidea. Lemurs, lorises,aye-aye. ,,     II.    Tarsioidea.   Tarsier.     III.    Anthropoidea. Section A.   Platyrrhini. Family I.   Hapalid&.    Marmosets.
     II.    Cebidse.    Capuchins, howlers, &c. Section B.    Catarrhini.
Family I.    Crrcopithecidas.
Macaques, baboons, langurs.
     II.    Simiid-ss.     Gibbons,  orang-outan,
chimpanzee, gorilla.
t,    III.   Pithecctnthropidas (?).
Pithecanthropus (extinct).
    IV.   Hominidse.   Man.
The animals composing the Order Primates vary considerably in size, some of the Marmosets and Galagos being diminutive, whereas the adult male Gorilla may exceed a fully-grown man in stature. With few exceptions they are adapted for an arboreal life.